You have stumbled onto one of the mysteries of the NOHR surname.As far as I've been able to discover there are two nationalities for the NOHR name, German and Danish.The earliest records that I have found place the NOHR name in northern Germany very close to the Danish boarder in about the 1500s. There are 3 families of NOHRs that I've found in Wisconsin.One family, my husband's, came to Brown County, Wis. in 1840.Sometime before 1850 he and his family moved to Washington County Wisc. where the 1850 census shows them living next to other NOHR families!Then by about 1860 our branch moves back to Brown county.I also know that a Louis NOHR that is not from our family was lynched in a Northern Wisc. lumber town in the 1870s! I've also made contact with other families who were decended from a Danish NOHR including a good friend of ours! As far as I know, many of the Brown County NOHRs come from Michael Fredrick NOHR and his sons, August, Herman and Wilhelm (William).I haven't started researching the NOHRs of Washington and surrounding counties, but if you run into any of them I'd like to correspond.